Saturday, November 17, 2018

This is when your body burns the most calories, study says

ATLANTA - There are plenty of ways to burn calories. One of the ways to burn more could be linked to the time of day your workout happens, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.  Researchers from Harvard Medical School recently conducted a small study, published in Current Biology journal, to determine how circadian rhythms, which control…

New cholesterol guidelines offer a more personalized approach

New cholesterol guidelines recommend a more personalized approach in risk assessments, a returned focus on LDL target levels and new drug options for those at highest risk for cardiovascular disease. The guidelines were announced Saturday during the American Heart Association’s annual scientific conference. The recommendations, set out by the American Heart Association and the American…

National body set up to study rare form of diabetes

A National Monogenic Diabetes Study Group has been formed to identify cases of monogenic diabetes across the country. Supported by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) and Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre (DMDSC) will be the national coordinating centre for the study group.Genetic mutationMonogenic diabetes is a group…

Gir: Leopard cub dies of pneumonia

Pune Mirror | Updated: Nov 10, 2018, 06:00 ISTPHOTO USED FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY#AHMEDABAD A one-and-half-year-old leopard cub died due to pneumonia in Gir forest in Gujarat’s Amreli district. The carcass of the cub was found by forest staff in Dalkhania range in Dhari taluka on Thursday, Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife) AK Saxena…

ISRO invites foreign experiments for 2023 Venus mission

By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has taken its first step towards its mid-2023-planned mission to Venus by issuing an announcement of opportunity (AO) to the international space community to propose their scientific payloads to be carried on the mission. This AO for space-based experiments to study Venus is open to…

Soy-formula milk linked to menstrual pain later

Feeding female babies soy-based formula milk can increase their risk of suffering from severe pain during their menstrual cycle later in their lives, warns a new study.Feeding female babies soy-based formula milk can increase their risk of suffering from severe pain during their menstrual cycle later in their lives, warns a new study. The study…

India lost 2.6 lakh children under the age of five years...

For representational purposes (File | AP) By PTI NEW DELHI: India's vaccination coverage to prevent rotavirus infection, a leading cause of severe diarrhoea in young children, was the lowest among the 15 countries which introduced it last year, a new report said Friday. It also pointed that India lost over 2.6 lakh children under five…

Tumour immune cells can aid cancer therapies, says study

Washington DC: Analysts for a recent study, designed a pioneering technique to spot differences between immune cells in tumours that could speed the development of cancer treatments. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh analysed genes from anonymised medical databases of thousands of tumours to identify genes associated with immune cells. The findings of the study…

Did you know? Women who wake up early are less prone...

Turns out, women who are naturally early risers were found to have a lower risk of developing breast cancer. Cancer risks associated with a person’s body clock and sleep patterns have been reported in previous researches as well as any genetic factors underlying this. Self-reported preferences for mornings or evenings (by their own definition of…

How a self-powered glucose-monitoring device could help people with diabetes

Diabetes is the seventh-leading cause of death in the U.S., with about 30.3 million adults having the disease. One in 4 adults does not even know he or she has diabetes. In addition, 84.1 million adults have prediabetes – a condition with elevated blood sugar levels – and 90 percent of them do not know…

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